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When you live in one city for a long time, you establish a lot of friends and acquaintances. I had friends in Atlanta that I'd known since high school and others I've known for twenty or more years. You take for granted how effortless friendships are that have so much time and history. You know one another really well, you know what to expect from each other, and even if you don't see your friends every day, you know they are there for you.

Even my new-ish friends in Meet nice people had some connection to my long history in the city. In addition to a circle of really close friends, I had an extended group of neighbors, work Meet nice people, parents of my kids' friends, and service providers hairdresser, grocery clerks, etc. You don't realize how these concentric Meet nice people of people in your life create a familiarity that feels safe and comforting.

They are the netting that holds life in place and gives you a sense of belonging. The first six months felt like an extended vacation, but as winter set in and the novelty wore off, I began to miss my friends in earnest. When you're in your twenties, meeting new people doesn't seem so daunting. I had a full-time corporate job in a big city, and there were plenty of opportunities and fun places to meet new people.

But now I work from home in a small town, and I'm past the point of hanging out at clubs or bars to find friends. I've had to stretch myself to find a new tribe of people in my new home town. Finding new friends isn't always easy and comfortable.

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Sometimes, as much as you want to have friendships, you'd just rather curl up with a book than attend some social gathering or meet-up with a group of strangers. Especially for introverts, it takes a lot of emotional energy to put yourself out there. But you can't go belly up and remain a hermit forever. Meet nice people have to find a way to connect with people. This is how Ron and I met our new best buddies here in Asheville. There are tons of beautiful hikes nearby, and we spotted a couple on the path of one long hike who were sociable and about our age.

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When you're on the trail with someone, it's easy to strike up an authentic Meet nice people without the distractions of daily life. When you're surrounded by the beauty of nature, it inspires connection. If you enjoy hiking, meeting someone on a trail means Meet nice people found a friend who shares your passion for the great outdoors. That's one point in their favor already.

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Just remember, before you go your separate ways to suggest getting together again. If you don't meet someone on the trail by yourself, join a hiking club where you hike with others.

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If hiking isn't your thing, you can join a running or biking group, a softball team, or a tennis league. Find a group who shares a physical activity you enjoy and become a Meet nice people.

Strike up conversations with other members and Meet nice people meeting for coffee, wine, or beer after an event or meeting. If you love books, a book club is a wonderful way to meet new people with a similar interest. You can find book Meet nice people through your local book store, online, or through Meetup.

If you don't find the Meet nice people fit for you, start your own club and invite other members to join. There are so many fun opportunities for volunteering with large groups of people where you might find your tribe. Volunteer in areas that are meaningful and interesting to you. You can volunteer as a coach, for a cultural event, or for a local art show.

Whatever kind of group activity interests you, you'll find it at MeetUp. Scroll through the various events in your city to find something that lights your fire, or type in your interest and see what's available.

Sometimes the people we're looking for are in our own back yards. Have you reached out to your neighbors lately? If you see your neighbor working in the yard, walk over Meet nice people offer to help.


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